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Identifier: P0144

Title: Tavern Journal Collection

Description: The Tavern Journal was published and distributed to local bars by the owner of Smokey Joe's bar on North Jefferson in Gaslight Square from the late 1930s to the late 1940s. The Tavern Journal Collection contains about 120 black and white photographs of interiors and exteriors of St. Louis taverns and portraits of entertainers taken for publication in the Tavern Journal. It also contains as two letters to the owner of Smokey Joe's from V.K. Yowell with hand-illustrated envelopes. Subjects include: Crowder's tavern; bars; Finnigan's Cafй; Prize Ring night club; The Spot tavern; West End Bar; White Hotel tavern; Vic's Famous Bar-B-Q; bar maids; employees; patrons; Jack Herbert; Jodie James; Joe Winters; jukebox; B-1 beverages; Oke-Doke popcorn; beer; boxer Tony Musto; dancing and dancers; bands; musicians; (more).

Rights: UND


Dates: ca. 1938 - ca. 1946

Type(s): Collection

Maker/Creator: Sievers (St. Louis); Todd Studio (St. Louis); Lee Davis

Subjects: Beer


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